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Former Member Details

Mr Daniel (James) MALONE, A.M.I.E.(Aust) (1878 - 1952)

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Date of Birth: 27/09/1878
Place of Birth: Kapunda, South Australia, Australia
Date of Death: 20/08/1952
Place of Death: Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Dec 1925 22 Apr 1934 8 years 4 months 2 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 21 December 1925
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Nominee to the Legislative Council, voted independently.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Engineer and company promoter. Educated in a public school and and Christian Brothers College in Adelaide. In youth worked for a farmer at Terowrie, South Australia; moved to other districts then to the Western Coast of Tasmania; at a later time in Sydney became associated with a firm dealing in tractors; engineer with Australian Institute of Engineers; as their representative in Queensland met Thomas Purcell who later financed Purcell Engineering Company Limited, of which Malone was managing director until 1928; also director of Engineer and Saw Mill Supply Company Limited, and Australian Ball and Roller Bearing Company Limited; visited United States of America in 1927 in a move to establish motor car manufacturing in Australia; promoter and managing director of Australian Made Motor Cars and Aeroplanes Limited; in partnership with W.H White as consulting engineers from 1934 until 1936; held share in mining company at Sofala. Member of Australian Jockey Club.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Daniel Malone, station master, and Elizabeth Kiely. Married Catherine Mary Balfe on 15 August 1904 and had issue, 3 daughters and 3 sons. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Rookwood cemetery from the Roman Catholic church of St Joan of Arc at Haberfield.
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